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March 12, 2011
Game 68: Devils Beat Isles 3-2 in Overtime

    The New Jersey Devils beat the Islanders 3-2 in overtime at home on Saturday, March 12, 2011.

    Jacob Josefson scored his first career NHL goal when he put the puck off Al Montoya and into the back of the Islander net just 1:57 into the first period.   David Clarkson and Anton Volchenkov assisted on the goal.

    The Devils outshot the Islanders 8-3 in the first period, which ended with New Jersey leading 1-0.

    Blake Comeau beat Martin Brodeur short-handed at 1:13 of the second period to tie the game.   John Tavares scored at 6:46 to give the Islanders a 2-1 lead.

    The Devis outshot the Islanders 9-6 in the second period, but trailed 2-1 after two periods of play.

    David Clarkson scored at 5:42 of the third period to tie the game 2-2.   Clarkson's 10th goal of the season was assisted by Mattias Tedenby and Jacob Josefson.

    The Devils outshot the Islanders 15-6 in the third period, but regulation time ended with the score tied - forcing overtime.

    Anssi Salmela scored at 3:09 of the overtime period to win the game for New Jersey.   Mattias Tedenby and Patrik Elias assisted on Salmela's first goal of the season.

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